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We can’t always get it right, but we should try.

By Toby Riley / June 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

I knew from the start that having children was not going to be easy.  I knew that I would mess them up somehow.  I knew that I was not perfect and that I was going to make mistakes.  We should all know this when we consider becoming parents. What made me think about this recently…

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Family Dynamics in Divorce

By Toby Riley / May 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

I have come to a place in my practice where I work with a lot of custody cases.  I work with the children through the instability and uncertainty typically associated with custody disputes.  What I have witnessed is that some parents forget that children still love and want a relationship with the other parent.  Too…

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Semi random thoughts about coming to see me.

By Toby Riley / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

During a session recently, I was told that I was “weird”.  Through the smiles and laughter, I was told that I was fun and different than what they thought a counselor would be like.  When asked what this person expected, they said they thought I’d be an old guy, with a suit, no smile, and…

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New Beginnings

By Toby Riley / January 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

It has been a long time since I wrote something.  This post seems a little late, a week in to January, but life has been incredible.  In a way, this is “one of those” posts about the New Year and all, but it also about all the changes that have happened despite the time of…

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It’s not what you know, but who you know.

By Toby Riley / August 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

The title makes an important point.  Education and knowledge is important, I am definitely not debating that point.  In fact, the reason support and connections is important is to fill in those gaps of knowledge.  I can tell you honestly that I would not be where I am today without the help and support from…

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